Yeah, I still take boots+pots at the start of like, 90% of games where I don't jungle or support. The only times I don't is when It's a heavy AD lane (cloth/pots) or I'm just plain hardcountered (flask/pots) --- Core i5 3570k 3.4Ghz | GIGABYTE GA-Z77X-UD5H | Kingston HyperX Black Series 8GB 1600Mhz | 1TB HDD | GeForce GTX 660 Ti | Corsair CX600 | Corsair 300R Windowed
#12EvilMewtwoPosted 2/18/2013 6:48:16 PM
Fenrir the Wolf posted...
I've been doing longsword+pots on most carries. I've been starting boots on Trist lately though. I want my IE as fast as possible.
you aren't building vamp scepter before finishing ie? o_o
i hope you are playing with a sustain support every game with a team that can prevent you from taking damage, ever --- Starcraft II: skdeimos.325 League of Legends: Fissured Core i7 3770k | ASUS 2GB GTX 670 | ASUS P8Z77-V | 8GB Vengeance
#13EDumeyPosted 2/18/2013 6:49:42 PM
Some mids I go flask pots. Some tops I go elixir ward pots or cloth pots.
If I don't really think I need one of those options though for the extra sustain, then i always default to boots pots. --- http://i.imgur.com/ZhLrT.jpg http://i.imgur.com/H6Frl.jpg
#14gkh5Posted 2/18/2013 6:53:52 PM
I never do boots anymore with exception to certain bot lane matchups as ADC. Top it's pretty much always a combo of red elixir, ward, pots/flask. Mid is flask+pots or pots+wards or red elixir + pots + wards if I'm against a melee mid (free AA harass early levels can really add up). --- LoL IGN: alpha10
#15BerserkFGriffthPosted 2/18/2013 7:08:05 PM
I love starting Red pot + 4 pots + Ward or Red pot + 6 pots if I need sustain.
Red pot pretty much makes the other person unable to 1v1 you if they don't have one themselves. --- http://i167.photobucket.com/albums/u144/Shenneh/Coraline%20Pics/132507-hunter-x-hunter-pitou-hunter-x-hunter_zpsab5136bf.jpg
What so special about red pot? If person decides to play safe you are set back 250ish gold? I feel pots are waste, you get no benefit from them, delay your other stuff too much. I see why ward can and is useful.
Ah, how the game changes. ADC, everyone goes longsword 2 pots except me nowadays. --- Trolling is a art
#17grand_commanderPosted 2/19/2013 6:46:32 PM
Man, I love having early boots be a lot weaker. There's more variety to starts now, and I don't feel quite so bad for putting my level two boots off.
Elixer+4 pots (?)+Ward Faerie Charm+6 Pots+Ward (My go-to on those that build tear) Cloth+5 9pots+2wards --- "Whats the penalty for dodging in ranked?" "Phreak comes to your house and punches your screen."